Florida Hospital North Pinellas Celebrates the Opening of the Wound Healing Institute of Trinity

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The new facility is staffed with physicians and nurses that specialize in hyperbaric medicine.

Wound Healing Institute of Trinity

Florida Hospital North Pinellas is happy to expand our wound healing services to those in need throughout the Trinity and West Pasco communities.

Florida Hospital North Pinellas celebrated the opening of the Wound Healing Institute of Trinity at a Community Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. The new facility, located at 5140 Deer Park Drive in New Port Richey, began serving patients on December 14, 2015.

The Wound Healing Institute of Trinity is staffed with physicians and nurses that specialize in hyperbaric medicine. Services include: topical wound therapy, debridement, compression therapy, patient and caregiver counseling, wound-prevention education, wound and culture biopsies, and special needs for pressure relief, including beds, seat cushions and footwear.

The facility also has four state-of-the-art hyperbaric chambers for hyperbaric oxygen therapy. “Many conditions can cause people to suffer from non-healing wounds,” said Karen Owensby, Interim CEO and Chief Clinical and Nursing Officer. “Florida Hospital North Pinellas is happy to expand our wound healing services to those in need throughout the Trinity and West Pasco communities.”

Florida Hospital North Pinellas also has a wound care facility adjacent to the main hospital, located in Tarpon Springs. The two locations are estimated to serve between five hundred and six hundred patients in 2016.

About Florida Hospital North Pinellas
Florida Hospital North Pinellas, located in Tarpon Springs, is a 168-bed, full-service hospital specializing in cardiovascular medicine, emergency medicine, orthopedics, wound healing, sleep medicine and general surgery including minimally invasive and robotic-assisted procedures. Florida Hospital North Pinellas has been nationally recognized by the American Heart Association, the American Stroke Association, The Joint Commission, and The Leapfrog Group, for excellence in providing quality patient care. Florida Hospital North Pinellas serves both the Pinellas and Pasco communities of West Central Florida. Part of the Adventist Health System, Florida Hospital is a leading health network comprised of 22 hospitals throughout the state. For more information, visit http://www.FHNorthPinellas.com.

About Florida Hospital West Florida Region
The Florida Hospital West Florida Region is a not-for-profit 1,275-bed hospital system composed of 9 hospitals including Florida Hospital Carrollwood, Florida Hospital at Connerton Long Term Acute Care, Florida Hospital North Pinellas, Florida Hospital Tampa/Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Sebring, Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Lake Placid and Florida Hospital Wauchula. Part of the Adventist Health System, Florida Hospital is a leading health network comprised of 22 hospitals throughout the state. For more information, visit http://www.FloridaHospital.com.

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